Arsenal winger Walcott: I did not deserve original England call-up

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott says he didn't deserve to be in the England squad when first selected. Walcott was a shock selection by Sven Goran Eriksson for the 2006 World Cup.

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott says he didn't deserve to be in the England squad when first selected.

Walcott was a shock selection by Sven Goran Eriksson for the 2006 World Cup.

"I had never played in the Premier League and didn't deserve to be in the England team when I was but that is in the past now and Jack is different," Walcott told the London Evening Standard.

"There is no point me looking back on that - it has only helped me, I think, on and off the pitch to get used to what comes with it."

 
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